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CVE-2001-0641 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in man program in various distributions of Linux allows local user to execute arbitrary code as group man via a long -S option.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/20/2001

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-05/0087.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2001_019_man_txt.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2001-069.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/190136
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2711 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/6530

Technical Details

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0641
NVD Published Date:
09/20/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017